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Latitude: 52.7128 / 52°42'46"N
Longitude: -2.7633 / 2°45'47"W
OS Eastings: 348529
OS Northings: 313069
OS Grid: SJ485130
Mapcode National: GBR BJ.20CW
Mapcode Global: WH8BT.J2CL
Plus Code: 9C4VP67P+4M
Entry Name: The Mount
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247658
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457280
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3
Civil Parish: Shrewsbury
Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: St George of Cappadocia, Shrewsbury
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
653-1/4/329 (North East side)
10/01/53 The Mount
House, now in use as offices. c1800. Brick with stone
dressings and roof not visible behind parapet.
3 storeys, 5-window range to main block with lower flanking
wings. Central door in porch with Tuscan columns supporting
entablature with triglyph frieze. 12-pane sash windows with
flat-arched finely gauged brick heads. Windows over door in
stressed stone architraves. Continuous sill band to first
floor. Stone cornice and parapet. Single-storeyed 4-window
range to left with blank arcading containing 12-pane sash
windows. 2-storey single-window range added to right, and a
lower bay beyond with canted bay window and lantern light
over. Gable end stacks.
INTERIOR: elaborate plasterwork decoration to some ground
floor rooms, and cantilevered stone stair with cast-iron
HISTORICAL NOTE: the house was the birthplace of Charles
Darwin in 1809.
Listing NGR: SJ4852913069
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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